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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1490-1500
MS M.1054 fol. 4r

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Right margin:
Zodiac Sign: Taurus -- Bull standing in landscape with tree on hillock. Scene below trefoil arch in niche decorated with crockets.
Lower margin:
Month, Occupation: April -- Of two women wearing headdresses, seated on ground with flowers or petals in their laps, one holds cord or thread with right hand leading to circlet of flowers in left hand. Blossoming flowers are in background.
Page decorated with architectural frame of two columns supporting arcade.

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